Aidan Burley — the Tory MP notorious for attending a Nazi-themed stag party in the French Alps — is in trouble again. Reporting that Tory MPs have been banned from an all-expenses-paid junket to Sri Lanka this week, the¬†Telegraph suggests that Burley is¬†one of 14 MPs that the human rights-abusing regime boasts are prepared back […]

The Tory hijacking of country all-party parliamentary groups (APPGs), loose but often influential forums for MPs and peers to discuss issues relating to particular territories, has been under way since at least the summer. Often longstanding APPG officers have found themselves surplus to requirements owing to their awkward questions on human rights abuses. The victims […]